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CSR TIMES, in collaboration with NotesAndSargam, orchestrated a mesmerizing musical spectacle, INSTRUMELODIES 2024, at New Delhi’s Lajpat Bhawan Auditorium on January 20, 2024. What set this event apart was its unique assembly of exceptionally talented musicians, mostly non-professional and amateur artists. Despite many performing live for the first time, their instrumental prowess captivated the audience, creating a three-hour musical extravaganza.

The event commenced with the traditional lamp lighting by esteemed guests including Sh. Arun Kapoor, Sh. Harish Chandra, and Sh. Prabhat Das. The evening unfolded with the enchanting Raag Durga on flute by selftaught flutist Raja Guha (49), accompanied by Sumit Dhaundiyal (22) on Tabla, Pankaj Sharma (50), Sarvesh Mehrotra (36) on Guitars, Dr. Mridusmita Mandal (40) on Keyboard, and Amit Varshney (45) on Djembe.

Noteworthy performances included Arun Sharma (45) playing the flute, and Gandharv Rajouria (15) playing Accordion, received rounds of applause for renditions of popular Hindi songs. Jayanto Mitra’s (20) keyboard rendition of ‘Kahi Door Jab’, Jay Joshi’s (28) mesmerizing flute performance of Raag Shivranjani were captivating. Europe’s Aayaam Band – formed by Joan, Prabhat and Shafeeq – presented a super melodious world folk music. Harmonica players Aditya Srivastava (52), Apoorv Singh (28), Sajal Dhir (52), Anil Oberai (60), and Naresh Sachdeva (58) showcased their skills, each delivering captivating performances on popular Hindi songs.

Spondon Mukherjee (16) skillfully played Raag Bihag on the Violin and surprised the audience with a rendition of ‘El-condor-Pasa’ on the Panflute. The evening featured an enthralling performances by seasoned artists like Pritam Chandel (53), Naresh Sachdeva (58), and Shakti Kohli (59). The harmonica duet of ‘Hum Dono Do Premi’ by Sajal Dhir and Prashant Das (49) was a show-stopping moment. Prashant Das, the director of the event, expressed gratitude to the supporters and sponsors, emphasizing the mission of NotesAndSargam to foster a love for music among the youth.

The event, supported by organizations like Indian Achievers’ Forum, First Step Foundation, and Travel Turtle, aimed to encourage people to embrace musical instruments and reduce reliance on digital devices. The event, also streamed live on YouTube and Facebook, was masterfully hosted by Vatika Singh and Sajal Dhir. Prashant concluded the evening with heartfelt thanks to the audience, performers, anchors, and supporters, leaving the audience with thunderous applause, ensuring that INSTRUMELODIES 2024 will linger in their memories for years to come.


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